Dept. Beverage

Articles on non alcoholic beverage.

  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail’ systems launches and deployments from the past week, including Walmart, Hugo Boss, Zippin, Tesco, PepsiCo, The LEGO Group, M&S, Polytag, DoorDash and Ulta Beauty. Hugo Boss Hugo Boss has unveiled Hugo Boss XP, an omnichannel membership experience based around the brand’s customer app. This […]
  1. Department: Beverage
In a rapidly changing world, the food and beverage industry faces significant risks, with business interruption emerging as the foremost concern. According to WTW’s 2024 Global Food and Beverage Risk Outlook, nearly half of the companies in this sector, about 48%, view business interruption as their primary internal risk. This concern is closely followed by […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
Currys reports that three employees have been recognised in this year’s Role Models for Inclusion in Hospitality, Travel, Leisure and Retail index, produced by WiHTL & Diversity in Retail, in partnership with the MBS Group. Kirsty Littlemore, Nigel Paterson and Zoë Martin-Pearce were named as role models for their outstanding contributions to inclusion and diversity in […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Forecourt retailers could unlock a £36m sales opportunity by upping the number of soft drinks sold from one in every four baskets to one in every three, according to manufacturer Britvic. The increase would equate to an extra £4,900 a year for every forecourt, according… This story continues at Britvic Soft Drinks Review 2024: huge […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including Polytag, Marks and Spencer, Retail Insight, The Home Depot, Hugo Boss, Zippin, and OneStock. 1. Polytag announces single-use […]
  1. Department: Food
At the intersection of ‘better for you food’ and fresh prepared food, Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believe CVS Pharmacy can find incremental customer relevance. One trend that’s impossible to ignore is the rise of ready-to-eat and heat-n-eat fresh prepared foods. This “grocerant” niche is rapidly growing, and it’s time […]
  1. Department: Beverage
This summer, Red Bull aims to tap into the take-home occasion and drive trial with a brand-new mixed multipack offered in 4 x 250ml (£5.25), and 4 x 250ml PMC (£5.35). Available from 1 June, the new multipack includes the original Red Bull Energy Drink along with some… This story continues at Red Bull unveils new mixed multipack […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Big Penny Social, the UK’s biggest beer hall, has announced Müller Rice as its headline presenting partner for this summer’s screenings of football, taking place from 14 June – 14 July. The partnership – brought together by sponsorship specialists Three Thirteen and Müller Rice’s creative… This story continues at Müller Rice partners with Big Penny […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
TikTok has given us “girl math” and “boy math,” and now I’d like to add “Tech Math” to the mix. Tech Math is when every technology partner tells you that they have contributed (fill in the blank) $XX million in additional sales…and yet, surprisingly, the business isn’t up nearly as much, if at all.  Despite […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Target will lower the everyday prices of approximately 5,000 frequently shopped items. Reduced prices already are in effect for about 1,500 items, and additional cuts will be instituted over the summer. Consumers will see lower prices on products including milk, meat, bread, soda, fresh fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, coffee and diapers. In a post […]
  1. Department: Beverage
The leading symbol group Spar UK is announcing the release of its latest collection of value own-label wines. Available in participating licensed Spar stores from 23rd May, the specially curated wines have been expertly developed by Philippa Carr, Master of Wine, who selected the wines… This story continues at Spar introduces new value own-label wine […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Molson Coors Beverage Company is challenging fans of its Spanish-inspired lager Madrí Excepcional to paint their own pint on the brand’s digital platform, Conectada, for a chance to win exclusive prizes, including a trip to Madrid. ‘Paint your Pint’ is the brand’s latest campaign, which… This story continues at Madrí Excepcional new ‘Paint your Pint’ […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
MKM Building Supplies is one of the leading home improvement purveyors for both commercial and DIY customers throughout the United Kingdom, known for its personal touch and localized offerings. But when it came to serving customers online, the company was decidedly behind the times. Image courtesy MKM “As a business, MKM is very traditional; people […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Zippin and Aramark UK have partnered with LEGOLAND Windsor Resort to launch Europe’s first checkout-free store in a theme park. The store, which recently opened for the 2024 season, lets resort guests grab items without having to join a queue. DUPLO Coffee Co, located in DUPLO Valley, sells a variety of sandwiches, snacks, coffee, and […]
  1. Channel: Mass
MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. will lower the prices on about 5,000 frequently shopped items across its assortment. The retailer said Monday that it has already reduced prices on about 1,500 items, and has thousands more price cuts planned to take effect over the course of the summer. The price cuts — on such everyday items […]
  1. Data & Insights
In a world filled with wineries, it is difficult to distinguish one from another. The folks at Tennessee Homemade Wines bring innovation at every opportunity – wine clubs, merchandising, lodging, local recipes and more, creates a truly unique experience that attracts over 100 visitors per day on average. The Problem Inability to see foot traffic and maximize every sales opportunity […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Purity Soft Drinks, maker of fruit juice and juice drink brands Juice Burst and Firefly, has announced the launch of Juice Burst’s biggest-ever marketing campaign – Punchy To The Core. Punchy To The Core aims to keep Juice Burst Apple front of mind for shoppers… This story continues at Purity presents its new ad campaign […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Morrisons has announced a nationwide roll-out of dedicated coffee pod collection points in more than 350 stores nationwide in partnership with Podback, the pod recycling service. Roll out of the new recycling points will start in June. Customers have already been able to pick up… This story continues at Morrisons rolls out Podback coffee pod […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Check out the articles on this here website that caught your fancy last week, including Dunnes Stores, Tesco Ireland, Aldi Ireland, Kwayga, Ordergroove, Heineken, Blue Yonder, Wolt, Sainsbury’s, Microsoft, and the 2014 RTIH Innovation Awards. Sainsbury’s and Microsoft connect as grocery giant looks to boost customer and colleague experience with artificial intelligence Sainsbury’s and Microsoft […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Spar’s primary distributor in the South-west of England, Appleby Westward, has introduced a summer advertising campaign. Called “Spar-tacular Summer”, the campaign includes online giveaways, promotions and discounts available to customers. It is divided into four areas: a wine festival, summer drinks, picnics and barbecues, and… This story continues at Summer advertising campaign from Spar Or […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Thanks to their versatility, affordability and portability, ready-to-drink cocktails (RTDs) are enjoying continued success. Worth nearly £550m a year, it’s the convenience sector that’s driving growth, with sales volumes up by 30% during the last 12 months. Meanwhile, multiple retailers are seeing declining volumes over… This story continues at Made to measure In focus: Cocktails […]
  1. Department: Beverage
As the days get longer and warmer months approach, convenience retailers are in a prime position to push sales of world beer in store. At HEINEKEN UK, we have noticed more customers across all demographics keen to explore new styles of beer, and this has… This story continues at Grow your premium continental lager sales […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Advanced audiences, also referred to as audience segments, is industry shorthand for groups of people that marketers put together for ad targeting purposes, using demographics, interests, media habits, shopping behavior and many other attributes curated from internal and external records. Advanced audience targeting has been around for a long time for many digital channels. But […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Heineken has announced a supply chain planning capability partnership with Blue Yonder. The global brewer will implement Blue Yonder Cognitive Demand Planning, a cloud native, microservices-based SaaS solution, that utilises artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to improve forecast accuracy and reduce bias by considering dynamic external and internal variables. Heineken has been implementing Blue […]
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TikTok has given us “girl math” and “boy math,” and now I’d like to add “Tech Math” to the mix. Tech Math is when every technology partner tells you that they have contributed (fill in the blank) $XX million in additional sales…and yet, surprisingly, the business isn’t up nearly as much, if at all.  Despite […]
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Consumer Price Index inflation slowed to 2.3% in April, down from 3.2% in March, albeit higher than expected, according to the Office for National Statistics. It’s the lowest level since the summer of 2021, versus 3.2% in March. The news follows yesterday’s announcement from Kantar… This story continues at Industry reacts to CPI inflation dipping […]
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MINNEAPOLIS—Target reported that first-quarter sales were down compared to last year, as it had projected. However, the company expects sales to turn positive in the second quarter and for the year as a whole. Comparable sales declined 3.7% in the first quarter, reflecting a comparable store sales decline of 4.8% partially offset by a comparable […]
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Petco, partnering with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and human-grade dog food brand Ollie, will offer canine-safe ice cream for hot dogs seeking a cool treat. The non-dairy peanut butter and banana recipe is now available at Van Leeuwen scoop shops across the country, as well as at most Petco locations and online at petco.com for […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart recently opened two new Neighborhood Markets, one in Florida and one in Georgia, that offer expanded assortments and more space for pickup and delivery. The new stores, one in the Dune Lakes area of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, and the other in the Vine City neighborhood of Atlanta, feature updated layouts […]

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